NMFS Authorizes Take of Marine Mammals Incidental to Geophysical Survey Activity in the Gulf of Mexico

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced it has issued a Letter of Authorization (LOA) pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act to LLOG Exploration Offshore, L.L.C. for the take of marine mammals incidental to geophysical survey activity in the Gulf of Mexico. The LOA is effective from January 1, 2023, through December 31, 2024.